Updated February 22 at 12:27am
Economic Indicators
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The latest signs of strength in the U.S. labor market reignited the dollar rally and put the Dow Jones Industrial Average back on course for 20,000. Treasuries tumbled with gold as strong hiring bolstered the case for higher interest rates. more
The U.S. economy is poised to deliver on the Federal Reserve’s economic forecast for this year. more
Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. and Rite Aid Corp.’s giant drugstore merger got smaller Monday after the companies, facing roadblocks from antitrust regulators, cut the value of the deal by at least $2 billion and said they may divest more stores to gain approval. more
The Independent Community Bankers of America this month announced its members will pay out dividends totaling more than $4.6 million through participation in the association’s insurance program for 2015. more
The truth hurts. more
The 21st century has not been good to much of Rhode Island. From 2000 to 2014, real median family income across the state (in 2014 dollars) fell 2.4 percent to $73,217. Accompanying that decline has been an increase in the percentage of families … more
A pair of better than expected non-farm payrolls reports affirms that the U.S. economy doesn't have a new problem, that is, a rapid slowdown in job growth — just the same old one: sluggish productivity. more
U.S. stocks tumbled, joining a worldwide selloff with the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropping more than 350 points, as the U.K.’s decision to leave the European Union fanned speculation that a divided Europe would put another brake on already fragile global growth. more
Orders for U.S. business equipment unexpectedly declined in May by the most in three months, pointing to weakness in investment even before the likely damage to confidence stemming from U.K. voters’ decision to leave the European Union. more
Consumer purchases moderated last month after the biggest advance since August 2009 as American households realigned outlays with slower income growth. more
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